Core etc. (Was:Military Computer Books)

From: Joe <>
Date: Sun Feb 1 08:43:25 1998


  We used these on EC-121s (predecessor to AWACS) when I was in the USAF.
I don't ever remember one failing. I don't think we ever replaced one in
the 3+ years that I worked on that stuff.


At 08:02 PM 1/31/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Speaking of "core on a rope", etc, I've read no mention of "memory
>drums", used on
>some airborne systems. I remember reading some "horror stories" about
>what happened
>when these things suffered various forms of mechanical failure...
Received on Sun Feb 01 1998 - 08:43:25 GMT

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